The Duel (Alma Classics, 101 Pages)

The Duel (Alma Classics, 101 Pages)

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The notorious adventurer and seducer Giacomo Casanova tells of his travels – on the run from the authorities of his native Venice – around northern Europe, poking fun at the ruling classes he encounters there, before focusing on a pivotal incident that occurs in Warsaw. Insulted by a Polish count over an Italian ballerina, Casanova finds himself forced to challenge his rival to a duel, and the sequence of events and their aftermath are described with gusto by the narrator.

A rollicking autobiographical account by one of the most iconic figures of eighteenth-century Europe, The Duel is presented here with an extract about the same event from Casanova's memoirs, written fifteen years later.
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ISBN: 9781847497659

Published Date: April 27, 2021

Publisher: Alma Classics

Language: English

Page Count: 104

Size: 8.07" l x 5.99" w x 0.37" h

Subject

Historical